• Phone: (703) 548-0090
  • Email: norine@norinelyons.com

To be honest, I don’t know what to do with my child anymore...

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The goal of our work together is to help you find serenity and balance. It is also to help you build the kind of relationship you want to have with your child - and to make that bond a source of joy, warmth & strength for both of you for the rest of your lives.

Lies, laughs, and a spot on your tongue

My mother, upon hearing an outrageous lie from a small child, would say, "Let me see your tongue." Small child would do so, and my mother would laugh and say, "I thought so! Whenever you tell me a big story, there's a big, black spot on your tongue!" The child would run to the mirror and say, "No there isn't!" And my mother would laugh again and say, "Well, that's because when you're telling a big story, you can't see the spot on your tongue. Only I can see it." Which, of course, was a more outrageous lie than the one told by the small child, and the small child knew it -- but by now, both of them were laughing. Continue Reading…

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Parenting Workshops Forming Soon…

How To Talk So Kids Will Listen –
and listen so kids will talk

Six-week workshop for parents based on the book How To Talk So Kids Will Listen by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish.

  • Learn skills that will make life with your kids easier and more satisfying.  Find ways to cope with your child’s negative feelings. Help your child develop a realistic and positive self-image. Foster an atmosphere of love and respect. Discipline without hurting or alienating.

$450 for six two-hour classes – includes all materials

Wednesday mornings from 9-11 — call for more information and to register – 703 548-0090 or go to contact page

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